#163 Winter photos from Vadstena

A night with constant snowfall in our part Sweden. There was lot of snow to move before we could get our car out of the garage. Drove for about half an hour to the small town of Vadstena. In my bag I had packed my digital M and my three lenses. Started off with some…

#162 Just for fun

I love taking pictures for no special purpose, other than for fun. No need to feel any pressure for getting a perfect picture or not getting a picture at all. Still every now and then I find my self thinking about why I should take a picture of a scene. Thoughts like; “I have taken…

#161 Changing my scanning technique

Up until now I have always used different flatbed scanners for scanning my analogue film negatives. The results has been good most of the times – but I have suspected that it could have been better. Aspecially dense color negatives have been hard to get as good as I would like. The last couple of…

#160 Mr P

It was back in 2011. I was on my first visit to the United States and had made a stop in San Diego. We were walking along the sea and this guy was playing the saxophone. They called him “Mr P”.

#159 A New Hope

As you may have heard before on this blog, I love black and white photography. When I go out to shoot black and white pictures I find my self in a special “black-and-white-mode” – I see the world in a gray scale instead of in color. The black and white world is different from the…

#158 About a Picture

The same crane I shot a couple of weeks ago. This time in color. The days are even shorter now – the picture was taken just after one pm. The fun thing is that it is almost golden hour all day this time of year in the very northern parts of Sweden…

#157 Train ride in the dark

I usually fly as I go to Luleå, but this time I took the night train. From where I live it was a 16 hour trip – instead of about 5 hours if I went by air. I have to go by train to the airport as well – the flight in it self is…

#156 Back in the north

I have spent the last few days in the northern parts of Sweden. The first time for me since before the pandemic started. My camera was of course with me on the trip. The picture above is from Luleå. The last sun of the day. Perfect for making shillouetts. This time of year the sun…

#155 Waking up

Spent a couple of days in Stockholm, just for fun. Had a camera in my bag this time (usually I have it in my hand or at least over my shoulder…). Took it out every now and then – but the main purpose of the trip was not photography this time… I love a city…

#153 I am keeping my M4

I have a kind of love and hate relationship with analogue photography. I constantly find myself going between thinking of selling my Leica M4 and feeling a sense of relieve as I use it. I have sold two Leica M6:s after decisions that were made to fast. The one I regret selling the most was…

#152 About a Picture

Have taken some days off from work and gone hiking in the Swedish mountains. No sun today, but still some fantastic moments. Just love the silence.